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Georgia Bulldogs vs. North Carolina Tar Heels Preview and Prediction

The Tar Heels need a big game from Elijah Hood to knock off Georgia.

The SEC and ACC meet three times for intriguing non-conference games on the opening weekend for the 2016 college football season, with the first matchup taking place in Atlanta between North Carolina and Georgia. This game is also the second time for both teams to make an appearance in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game. The Bulldogs played in this game back in 2011, losing 35-21 to Boise State.

Vanderbilt Commodores vs. South Carolina Gamecocks Preview and Prediction

The Commodores and Gamecocks meet on Thursday night.
Vanderbilt Commodores vs. South Carolina Gamecocks Preview and Prediction 2016

The Thursday night matchup between Vanderbilt and South Carolina isn’t likely to register as one of the best games for Week 1, but there’s plenty at stake for these two teams. Tennessee, Georgia and Florida are widely considered to be the top three teams in the East, with a significant gap to the next four programs – Kentucky, Missouri, Vanderbilt and South Carolina.

Predicting Which Team Will Win Every Game Week 1 in College Football

Picks for every CFB game in Week 1.
Predicting Which Team Will Win Every Game Week 1 in College Football 2016

The first full weekend of the 2016 college football season starts on Thursday night with a handful of games and continues into Labor Day with a huge showdown between Florida State and Ole Miss in Orlando.

Twitter Accounts Every College Football Fan Should Follow (2016 Edition)

Every Twitter account you need to follow for the 2016 season.
Twitter Accounts Every College Football Fan Should Follow (2016 Edition)

The 2016 college football season starts on Thursday, Sept. 1 and concludes in early January with the national championship in Tampa, Fla. With kickoff right around the corner, it’s time to fill up your Twitter timelines with information on all of the teams, players, coaches and latest news.

 

Ranking the Best College Football Games in September 2016

Take a look past Week 1 for a moment and get ready for these huge games
Ranking the Best College Football Games in September 2016

Week 1 of the college football season is a good time to remember that the best games of the season won’t all be like this.

 

And by “like this” we mean in sterile neutral-site stadiums rather than on college campuses. Some of the best games in Week 1 are being played in Arlington, Orlando and Atlanta rather than Tuscaloosa, Tallahassee and Athens.

 

College Station and Austin will host key opening weeks games, but games later in September will feature critical showdowns in Norman and Knoxville.

 

College Football's Top 80 Players for 2016

Clemson's Deshaun Watson takes the No. 1 spot.
College Football's Top 80 Players for 2016

With players like Clemson’s Deshaun Watson, Florida State’s Dalvin Cook, Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey and LSU’s Leonard Fournette returning, it’s a crowded year at the top of the player rankings. Watson is Athlon’s No. 1 player for 2016, but the gap between the next set of players is pretty small. While Fournette checks in at No.

9 Teams that Face a Make-or-Break September

These teams could see their seasons sink or swim in the first four weeks of the season
9 Teams that Face a Make-or-Break September

November can often be the month most fans remember. The rivalry games and a season’s worth of momentum all create heightened drama in the final full month of the season.

 

Yet in the shortest season in sports, every month and every week counts.

 

Many seasons can be determined in September. This is the time for non-conference statement games. This is the time when hot seat coaches can see their jobs saved or doomed.

 

College Football Podcast: The Week 1 Preview

The guys break down the biggest Week 1 in history!
College Football Podcast: The Week 1 Preview

The guys break down the biggest Week 1 in college football history!

 

Braden Gall, Mitch Light and David Fox preview the biggest, most important and overlooked games of the first week of the season.

 

- SEC powers Alabama, LSU and Texas A&M get things started in style for the Southeastern Conference while others like Georgia, Auburn and Ole Miss have huge week one opportunties for marquee wins. Or will the ACC win those battles and steal the headlines? 

 

College Football's Top 40 Breakout Players for 2016

Which players are primed for a breakout year?
College Football's Top 40 Breakout Players for 2016

Every college football season produces its share of new faces on the scene, as breakout players or rising stars play a huge role in determining the four playoff teams and the conference champions. While these players are instrumental to the success of any team, projecting breakout players for any given season is no easy task.

Ranking All 128 College Football Starting Quarterbacks for 2016

Every FBS quarterback ranked No. 1 to 128.
Ranking All 128 College Football Starting Quarterbacks for 2016

Quarterback play is always under the microscope for every college football team. Finding and developing a reliable starter isn’t easy for some programs, but for other schools, the next quarterback steps in and the offense doesn’t miss a beat.

 

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